Apply for NWO Open Competition Domain Science - GROOT

7 January 2019

In the NWO Open Competition Domain Science - GROOT researchers can apply as a part of a consortium for curiosity-driven, fundamental research in the research fields of the NWO Domain Science. The deadline for submitting pre-proposals is Tuesday 12 February 2019, at 14:00 hours. The deadline for submitting full proposals is Thursday 26 September 2019 at 14:00 hours.

GROOT grants are intended for consortia in which research groups use collaboration (coordinated consolidation of strengths and areas of expertise) to create added value compared to individual KLEIN grants. An outstanding track record and the quality of the scientific results achieved by the applicant(s) are important criteria in assessing the proposals submitted. The GROOT grant gives researchers the opportunity and freedom to strengthen and/or expand excellent, challenging and innovative lines of research.

Within the NWO Open Competition Domain Science - GROOT researchers can request funding for four or more temporary scientific positions (e.g., PhD-students, postdocs) if different research groups from at least two different institutions (for example universities or NWO or KNAW institutes) work together. For this grant, the scientific positions in combination with the material budget and any possible investments (equipment) in the application should be at least 1,000,000 euros and at most 3,000,000.

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